Guangzhou

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Guang·zhou

 (gwäng′jō′) Formerly Can·ton (kăn′tŏn′, kăn′tŏn′)
A city of southern China on the Pearl River Delta near the South China Sea. The capital of Guangdong province, it was a treaty port after the Opium War (1839-1842).

Guangzhou

(ˈɡwæŋˈdzəʊ)
n
(Placename) the Pinyin transliteration of the Chinese name for Canton

Guang•zhou

or Kwang•chow

(ˈgwɑŋˈdʒoʊ)

n.
the capital of Guangdong province, in SE China, on the Zhu Jiang. 3,580,000.
Also called Canton.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Guangzhou - a city on the Zhu Jiang delta in southern ChinaGuangzhou - a city on the Zhu Jiang delta in southern China; the capital of Guangdong province and a major deep-water port
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
Translations
GuangzhouKanton
広州
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